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Safeguarding expertise
SEAH
Sexual harassment
Adult safeguarding
Child safeguarding
Type of client
Community-based organisations
Non-Governmental Organisations
International Non-Governmental Organisations
Private sector organisations delivering aid and development
Academic institutions
Trust/Foundation donors of aid and development
United Nations
Programmatic / thematic area(s)
Education
Health
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Gender based violence/ Child protection/ Violence against women and girls
Research
Non-specific
Other
Context in which services are delivered
Humanitarian
Development
Geographical coverage
International
Languages spoken
English
photo of Richard Powell

With experience of safeguarding work in over 45 countries and following a distinguished social work career spanning many decades, (including as former Global Director for Child Safeguarding at Save the Children U.K. and Save the Children International), Richard established SafeForChildren in 2017.

This is a busy freelance, international safeguarding consultancy providing the insights, guidance and technical knowledge needed by local and global organisations to meet their safeguarding commitments.

He is a senior associate at GCPS, approved consultant, trainer and investigator with CHSA and BOND. His clients have included government, academic, UN, INGO and NGO bodies.  

Richard works to safeguard vulnerable groups within the international development and humanitarian sectors through providing Safeguarding Training, Investigations, Investigation Management and Review, Leadership Development, Crisis Support, Mentoring and Policy Development.

He is a trustee and Board member for two charities and sits on two academic advisory panels. His working languages are Welsh and English.

Contact details:SafeForChildren, 41 Grenig Raod, Glanamman, Ammanford SA181HQ
e-mail: [email protected] 

phone: 0044(0) 7985 400849

 

Services provided

Safeguarding audits, assessments and reviews
C
Safeguarding sector standards compliance
C
Risk management
C
Organisational standards
C
Policy and procedure development
C
Culture and leadership
C
Governance and accountability
C
Communication, learning and development
C
Human resources
B
Safe programme design and delivery
B
Media and communications
B
Fundraising
A
Partnerships
C
Information communication and technology
A
Speak up/ whistle-blowing systems
C
Community-based reporting mechanisms
C
Case management
C
Investigations
C